Catalog No. 2652
Stoneware, cameo, 0.5L or 0.25L, figural inlaid lid (tower roof), signed by J. Stahl.
The scenes surrounding this stein are all taken from Josef Viktor von Scheffel’s famous series of “Rodensteinliedern” (Rodenstein Songs). Selection and placement will vary, and may include: “Rodenstein” (right), a very serious drinker who donates an entire town to Heidelberg University; “Perkeo” (below left), the legendary dwarf of Heidelberg castle; “Hildebrand and Hadubrand” (below right), the tragic father and son warriors; “Altassyrisch” or “Old Assyrian” (bottom left), the story of a wandering student who eats and drinks at a tavern named the Black Whale but cannot pay the bill; and “Der Enderle von Ketsch” (bottom right), a tale of a ghost sailing the sea.
Master stein is No. 2634. See also No. 2479.